Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Coming up:

  • Today: Becky Jones, associate professor of political science, will be on WDEL-AM at 12:40 p.m. discussing the possible changes to French law to prosecute terrorism.

In the News:

  • Widener University Rewards High School Leaders – WCAU-TV (NBC) (11/17 – Dr. Arthur Schwartz, executive director of the Oskin Leadership Institute, and Audrey Rucker, a Widener student and previous award recipient were interviewed about the Widener University High School Leadership Awards program)
  • Deputies to Testify Before Senate Panel on AG Kane’s Status – WPVI-TV (ABC) (11/17 – Robert Powers, a professor at Commonwealth Law, provided expert commentary in the story which appeared in the Associated Press and Reuters, as well as number of local news outlets including The Philadelphia Tribune, The Times Herald, WITF-FM, Pocono Record, and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
  • Refugee groups respond to criticism as lawmakers ramp up calls for change – WHTM-TV (ABC) (11/17 – Law Professor Jill Family was quoted) 
  • People in the News – The Legal Intelligencer (11/17 –  Mention of an event honoring Vincent DeLiberato at Widener University Commonwealth Law School
  • UVa fraternity files $25M defamation suit against Rolling Stone – The Roanoke Times and NBC News (11/9 – Mention of Law Dean Rod Smolla

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

Events at Commonwealth Law today:

  • “Evening at the Capitol” networking event; 5:30–7 p.m.; Main Rotunda, Pennsylvania State Capitol (Register)

Athletic Update: